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Pilgrim House Inn
Ranked #28 of 95 Newport B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Orleans, Massachusetts
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147 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Exactly what we wanted!”
Reviewed 1 January 2011

Our third-floor room was cozy, clean, and quiet, with comfortable beds. I slept like a log! Bottled water and hard candies on the dresser top gave a nice feeling of welcome. Bathroom small, with a stall shower, but adequate, with hair dryer and soft towels. Location very convenient. No on-site parking, but free parking a block away. Innkeeper Barry was friendly and helpful. Excellent continental breakfast with several options. View from the roof deck was terrific. We'll be back!

  • Stayed December 2010, travelled as a couple
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Mountain Lakes, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2010

Other than the location, there's NO reason to stay at this hotel. First and foremost, the Inn Keepers shouldn't be in the B&B business. They honestly feel as if they're bothered that you're there. Room are INCREDIBLY small. We stayed for two nights and on day two the small 'hotel' soap and shampoo weren't even replenished. The hotel is very 'tired' and in need of many upgrades. Showers are very small. Just not a good stay at all.

  • Stayed September 2010, travelled with friends
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South Jersey
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2010

We had a great weekend in Newport in a great location, with great friends. However, the sole reason for us never returning to the Pilgrim House is the Inn Keeper's wife. Her husband should keep her behind closed doors. She is the most miserable woman in the hospitality industry.

  • Stayed September 2010, travelled with friends
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Darien, CT
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2010

The Pilgrim House Inn was a convenient jumping-off point for exploring Newport, but not much else. Having stayed in Newport numerous times before, we chose it simply for that reason. While accomodations were clean and the staff professional, the rooms were on the small side and the Inn was a little bit tired. The price was attractive; however, for about $75 more, one would have gotten a significant upgrade in accomodations at one of the more well-known B&B's. So on balance, very average. If you're just looking for a cheap place from which to see the town, you'll be satisfied. But if you want much more, I'd look elsewhere.

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled as a couple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 July 2010

You couldn't ask for a better stay. A great value, sparkling clean, lovely staff, and brwakfast with a sensational roof top view.

  • Stayed August 2010
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NJ
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24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2010

Really enjoyed our stay at the Pilgrim House Inn. Great location, within walking distance of Shopping and dining. Starbucks is down the street which is convenient for grabbing something on our way in for the evening.

They have a third floor deck that overlooks the harbor which is a really great place to start and end the day. Loved the deck. Bedding and towels were both soft and comfortable and added to the enjoyment of our stay. The innkeepers were friendly, attentive and full of information. Let them know what you are doing for the day and they will give any information needed.

There is a bunny theme going on which I found very charming.

Stayed June 2010, travelled as a couple
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North, VA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2010

We were originally booked at the Clarkeston, but upon arrival were told that they were overbooked and they made arrangements to put us in a room at The Pilgrim at the same price. It was nice to be able to choose between the available rooms and the owners were very accommodating and friendly. The room was very clean and the bed was comfortable. The breakfast on the upper floor and rooftop deck with a view of the harbor is wonderful. We ended up being the only guest on Sunday night and the owner got up early to serve us breakfast Monday morning so we could make our flight in Boston.
We parked our car once for the weekend and walked everywhere we needed to go in Newport.

  • Stayed May 2010, travelled as a couple
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Property: Pilgrim House Inn
Address: 123 Spring St, Newport, RI 02840-6805
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Region: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
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Ranked #28 of 95 B&Bs / Inns in Newport
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Hotel Class:3 star — Pilgrim House Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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